45 episodes

Sharing dyslexia stories from all stages and walks of life to help parents of Tween/Teenage Dyslexics find practical tips.

Dyslexia Explored Darius Namdaran

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Sharing dyslexia stories from all stages and walks of life to help parents of Tween/Teenage Dyslexics find practical tips.

    #44 Being Afraid of Jumping the Chasm of Studying. Hannah Kelly Part 1

    #44 Being Afraid of Jumping the Chasm of Studying. Hannah Kelly Part 1

    Hannah shares how she was afraid of jumping the chasm of studying because the tools other students used weren’t working for her. So she found another way to jump using her creativity.

    Links you might want to go:

    Hannah Kelly’s website: https://www.hannahkelly.co.uk/

    The busy project website: http://www.thebusyproject.org.uk/

    Instagram: @hannahkellyillustration

    https://www.visitscotland.com/info/see-do/scottish-national-gallery-p246151 - Scottish national galleries - Edinburgh

    https://quickbooks.intuit.com/ph/oa/online-accounting-software-for-small-business/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI6dOd6fe74gIVBWoqCh1WdQx0EAAYASAAEgKF4fD_BwE&cid=ppc_G_Exact_ph_QBO_ph_B_QuickBooks_Exact_G_S_quickbooks-app_txt&ef_id=EAIaIQobChMI6dOd6fe74gIVBWoqCh1WdQx0EAAYASAAEgKF4fD_BwE:G:s&s_kwcid=AL!2419!3!351920107354!e!!g!!quickbooks%20app

    driving instructor: http://the-smart-way.co.uk/

    photos credited to @darklightphotography

    Shownotes: https://bulletmapacademy.com/44

    What is dyslexia: https://bulletmapacademy.com/what-is-dyslexia/

    BulletMap Academy webinar: https://bulletmapacademy.com/webinar

    https://bulletmapstudio.com/32/ - CEO of Dyslexia Scotland

    https://bulletmapstudio.com/24/ - Scifi author

    • 55 min
    #43 Study Skills Author Shares Tips For Dyslexia

    #43 Study Skills Author Shares Tips For Dyslexia

    We explore the story of Ann-Marie McNicholas, a psychology lecturer who became a specialist teacher for dyslexia and later on writes books on tips and strategies for teens with Dyslexia. Before the release of her new book, I sat down with her to talk about her experience as a tutor and how she came up with the book. You can pre-order her book, ‘The Dyslexia, ADHD, and DCD-Friendly Study Skills Guide” on Amazon Now. To download the tips Links below

    Links:

    Ann-Marie Email: amdys.lancs@gmail.com

    Website: http://talkingdyslexia.com/

    LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-ann-marie-mcnicholas-31057182/

    Pre-order “The Dyslexia, ADHD, and DCD-Friendly Study Skills Guide: Tips and Strategies for Exam Success” on Amazon now:

    https://www.amazon.com/Dyslexia-DCD-Friendly-Study-Skills-Guide-ebook/dp/B07WDF36QF

    Or here: https://www.jkp.com/uk/the-dyslexia-adhd-and-dcd-friendly-study-skills-guide.html

    Her other book “Dyslexia Next Steps for Teens” is on Amazon too: https://www.amazon.com/Dyslexia-Next-Steps-Teens-Everything-ebook/dp/B07JW8HQB9/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=Dyslexia+Next+Steps+for+Teens&qid=1579178332&s=digital-text&sr=1-1

    Or here: https://www.jkp.com/uk/dyslexia-next-steps-for-teens-1.html

    Tools:

    Orato text-to-speech: https://orato.software.informer.com/

    Istudiez: https://istudentpro.com/ios.php

    Download the Weekly Work Planner and Tips PDF in the Shownotes: https://bulletmapacademy.com/43

    Enroll in BulletMap Academy: https://bulletmapacademy.com/pricing

    • 47 min
    #42 How a Tax inspector Identified Dyslexia for Pamela

    #42 How a Tax inspector Identified Dyslexia for Pamela

    We explore a funny story of Pamela who discovered she has dyslexia while filing for her Value Added Tax. We then explore the questions on what to do after being identified. Then she shared what she had in store after knowing her advantages and disadvantages.
    Links you might like to visit:
    Show Notes: https://bulletmapacademy.com/42/
    Bulletmap Academy Page: https://bulletmapacademy.com
    BulletMap Academy Webinar: https://bulletmapacademy.com/webinar/
    BulletMap Academy Blogs: https://bulletmapacademy.com/blog/
    Join the BulletMap Academy: https://bulletmapacademy.com/pricing/

    • 52 min
    #41 Parent learns the law on dyslexia to make son’s childhood as normal as possible: Parent Advocacy

    #41 Parent learns the law on dyslexia to make son’s childhood as normal as possible: Parent Advocacy

    Ashley Roberts knew something big was going on when her son started to beat his head on the kitchen counter screaming “I’m stupid”. Listen to a parent-advocate from Dyslexia Houston talk about how she constantly advocates for her dyslexic son’s rights at school.
    Links you might want to visit:
    The Dyslexia Initiative Website: www.TheDyslexiaInitiative.org
    Ashley’s Blog: https://amomsjourney-mydyslexiclife.com/
    Orton-Gillingham: https://www.ortonacademy.org/resources/what-is-the-orton-gillingham-approach/
    Dyslexia Houston Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/DyslexicHouston/
    Linda Mood Bell Website: https://lindamoodbell.com/
    Dyslexiaida website: https://dyslexiaida.org/
    Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates: https://www.copaa.org/
    American’s Disability Act: https://adata.org/learn-about-ada
    Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Individuals_with_Disabilities_Education_Act
    Learn more about BulletMap Academy: https://bulletmapacademy.com/webinar/

    • 45 min
    #40 Dyslexia, Late-Bloomers and Mind Mapping. Mother discusses experience with the Mind Mapping. Maria Roth

    #40 Dyslexia, Late-Bloomers and Mind Mapping. Mother discusses experience with the Mind Mapping. Maria Roth

    We explore: Mum from Vancouver who homeschooled her child identifies the biggest challenge was not having faith in herself as a teacher at home especially noticing that her child was learning things later than his peers. Then she discussed the biggest piece of advice that she got from a consultant. Then she discussed how she had to be creative in finding more ways to help his child due to a lack of professional help. She also shared their experience with the Mind Mapping course.
    Links you might want to visit:
    Stealth dyslexia: kids who read at or above grade level, and are dyslexic
    Missed diagnosis/misdiagnosis is not uncommon in the stealth dyslexia subset of kids
    https://www.understood.org/en/community-events/blogs/the-inside-track/2015/03/04/stealth-dyslexia-how-some-dyslexic-students-escape-detection
    Facebook groups:
    Dyslexia, dyscalculia and LD parent support group
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/161135210754731/
    Twice-exceptional / 2E network international
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/2E.Network.LA/
    Gifted homeschoolers forum: supporting parents of gifted / twice-exceptional children who are partially or fully learning at home
    GHF: Gifted Homeschoolers Forum New.0
    Visual processing, developmental optometry, and vision therapy
    College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD)
    Canadian Association of Optometrists statement in support of vision therapy
    Vision Therapy

    COVD signs and symptoms of visual processing disorders
    Signs & Symptoms of Learning-Related Vision Problems - College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD
    Visual-spatial learners: many approaches recommended for VS learners have been helpful for us

    Gifted development center / visual-spatial resource
    http://www.gifteddevelopment.com/resources/visual-spatial-resource

    Upside-down brilliance (Linda Silverman), goodreads reviews here:
    Upside-Down Brilliance

    Upside-down brilliance available new through the Gifted Development Center website:
    GDC Store
    Dyslexic Advantage https://www.dyslexicadvantage.org/
    In the Mind's Eye (Thomas West) https://www.amazon.com/Minds-Eye-Thinkers-Difficulties-Creativity/dp/1573921556
    A little bit more about Ethan's homeschooling, and those of two of our friends:
    Voices of GHF
    To know more about BulletMap Academy: https://bulletmapacademy.com/webinar/

    • 1 hr 18 min
    #39 Award-winning Dentist takes a dyslexia assessment and shares the before and after the experience

    #39 Award-winning Dentist takes a dyslexia assessment and shares the before and after the experience

    Award-winning Dentist who takes a dyslexia assessment but agrees to compare his feelings before and after the test in this podcast recorded in two parts. We explore:

    Bad advice from a career adviser: “...I don't think you're going to be bright enough to become a dentist.”

    Finding a natural ability: “...you just grow up with this natural ability.”

    Dyslexic pioneers in dentistry: “I've discovered is so many of the guys that are pioneering this new stuff, they are dyslexic.”

    Fear of failure: “I was terrified I was going to be discovered as being a failure or a fraud... there's almost a drive to be the best and ...prove yourself.”

    What do you feel before the test? “I'm slightly nervous I'm not dyslexic…”

    Coping Strategies: “… I dictate everything.”

    Money and Delegating: “ Build a team of people round about you who can do the things that you're not good at.”

    Dyslexic delaying tactic: “I would ask her to repeat the question….”

    What do you feel after the test: “... confirms to me kind of what I've known and what I've avoided...”



    Links you might want to visit:

     Dyslexia Explored episodes: https://bulletmapstudio.com/dyslexia-explored-podcast/

    BulletMap Course Webinar: https://bulletmapstudio.com/webinar/

    Mindmapping course: https://bulletmapstudio.com/bulletmap/

    And www.bulletmapstudio.com/39/

    • 1 hr 4 min

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